Six Continents Call Recording Settlement Wins Preliminary OK

On June 30, a California federal judge gave preliminary approval and class certification for a proposed $11.7 million recorded call class action settlement, which would resolve claims that Six Continents Hotels Inc. recorded consumers’ service phone calls without their express consent. Per… Read More »

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Viagra Lawsuit Filed Following Melanoma Diagnosis

A Viagra lawsuit has been filed by a North Caroline man who was diagnosed with melanoma skin cancer after using the popular erectile dysfunction medication. The Viagra lawsuit claims that the skin cancer diagnosis was directly caused by Viagra and that the... Read More »

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Kenneth Cole Outlet Class Action Claims False Ad Scheme

The fashion clothing company Kenneth Cole Productions Inc. was hit with a $5 million false advertising lawsuit on Tuesday over allegations that the retailer fabricated “former prices” on products sold at their outlet stores. Lead plaintiff Peggy Cabrera of California filed the proposed… Read More »

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Pradaxa Bleeding Risks Lead to More Lawsuits

Drug manufacturer Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals is under scrutiny, as Pradaxa consumers claim the company failed to warn of the serious internal bleeding side effect risks that have reportedly led to more than 500 deaths. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has also... Read More »

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LogMeIn Faces Class Action Lawsuit Over Unauthorized Charges

On Monday, a class action lawsuit was filed in California federal court against LogMeIn Inc., a software provider, over allegedly unauthorized charges. Lead plaintiff Britt Stoker alleges in his class action lawsuit that LogMeIn automatically renewed his account and charged him almost… Read More »

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Case Study: Zithromax Induced Kidney Failure

Zithromax, arguably one of the most popular and well known antibiotics on the American pharmaceutical market, has been linked to several dangerous side effects and health complications. Most recently, this macrolide antibiotic has been linked to instances of Zithromax liver damage and... Read More »

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Quinolone Antibiotics May Carry Risk of SJS

Patients prescribed quinolone antibiotics should be mindful of the risk of developing two serious skin conditions known as Stevens Johnson Syndrome and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis. Fluoroquinolones, or simply quinolones, are a class of antibiotics that work by inhibiting the activity of certain... Read More »

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Testosterone MDL Scheduled for July Meeting

The judge overseeing multiple testosterone product lawsuits has scheduled a case management conference for July 9. At the meeting, representatives of over 1,500 plaintiffs who have filed testosterone product lawsuits in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois will discuss... Read More »

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Texas Farmers File Syngenta GMO Corn Lawsuit

A group of Texas corn farmers have filed a Syngenta lawsuit alleging the GMO corn seed manufactured by the company caused their businesses to suffer financially. Plaintiffs Kenneth B., Scott L., Otis S., William W., Linda W. and the Wright Family LP... Read More »

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AOL Files Motion to Dismiss TCPA Class Action

The media technology company AOL has filed a motion to dismiss a proposed class action lawsuit that alleges the corporation violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act by sending unsolicited text messages. The complaint filed by Plaintiff Nicholas Derby claim AOL sent text spam... Read More »

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Plaintiffs Want MDL for Power Morcellator Lawsuits

Plaintiffs from several power morcellator cancer lawsuits are seeking to have their cases consolidated as part of a multidistrict litigation, or MDL. These power morcellator cancer lawsuits allege that the medical device manufacturers failed to warn the medical community and general public... Read More »

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WalMart Settles Cornstarch Natural Foods Class Action

In a quest to live healthy lives, many Americans are looking to purchase natural foods which are essentially GMO-free foods. However, that's not always what they get, despite what certain product labels may claim. Karlin Foods, in conjunction with Wal-Mart, began to sell... Read More »

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Jury Awards $38M in Depakote Birth Defects Lawsuit

Abbott Laboratories has lost its first Depakote lawsuit, after a jury in St. Louis, Mo., ordered it to pay $38 million in damages to a Minnesota girl who was born with spina bifida and other birth defects which allegedly developed from her mother's use... Read More »

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